Red-tape

Red-tape, name given to official formality, from the red-tape employed in tying official documents, whence “red-tapism.”

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Redruth * Rees, Abraham
Redan
Redditch
Redemptionists
Redesdale
Redeswire, Raid of the
Redgauntlet
Redgrave, Richard
Reding, Aloys von
Redoubt Kali
Redruth
Red-tape
Rees, Abraham
Reeve
Reeve, Clara
Reeves, John Sims
Referendum
Reform
Reformation
Reformation, Morning Star of the
Reformatories
Reformed Church

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Red-tape in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable